Hedge Funds

Macro specialist Burstein joins HSBC

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Former Goldman Sachs prop-desk trader and author of the 1999 book 'Macro Trading & Investment Strategies: Macroeconomic Arbitrage in Global Markets', Gabriel Burstein, has signed aboard at HSBC Securities (USA). Burstein will be serving as 'macro-trading strategist', a newly created post at HSBC reflecting the renewed popularity of the hedge fund style. Burstein will work with single-manager equity and macro funds, seeking to build up client relationships with HSBC. He will work under Jason James, head of the equity strategy team for the investment house.